34 CSUSB faculty members receive promotions and tenure for 2012-2013 academic year


As the start of the new academic year nears, Cal State San Bernardino has announced the promotions in rank and tenure of 34 faculty members, librarians and counselors.

HigherEducation_illustrationEffective in September, the faculty members will receive tenure or promotion to either full professor or associate professor. The fall term begins Thursday, Sept. 20.

Listed below by their academic college are those faculty members promoted to full professor or associate professor.

College of Arts and Letters

Promoted to associate professor and received tenure

  • Ece Algan of Claremont, communication studies
  • Astrid Sheil of Claremont, communication studies
  • Andre Harrington of San Bernardino, theatre arts
  • Dany Doueiri of San Bernardino, world languages and literatures
  • Kareen Gervasi of Ontario, world languages and literatures
  • Jesus Jerez-Gomez of Los Angeles, world languages and literatures

Promoted to professor

  • Brian Hesterkamp of Murrieta, communication studies
  • Holly Henry of Redlands, English
  • Wendy Smith of Pasadena, English

Received tenure

  • Assistant professor Beth Steffel of Ontario, art

College of Business and Public Administration

Promoted to associate professor and received tenure

  • Richard Lillie of Palm Springs, accounting and finance
  • Kathy Pelletier of San Bernardino, management

Promoted to professor and received tenure

  • John Jin of Fontana, accounting and finance
  • David Baker of San Bernardino, public administration

Received tenure

  • Professor Vipin Gupta of Colton, management

College of Education

Promoted to associate professor and received tenure

  • Louie Rodriguez of San Bernardino, educational leadership and curriculum
  • Sherri Franklin-Guy of Redlands, educational psychology and counseling

Promoted to professor

  • Diane Brantley of Crestline, educational leadership and curriculum
  • Sang Nam of Upland, educational psychology and counseling
  • Judith Sylva of Highland, educational psychology and counseling

College of Natural Sciences

Promoted to associate professor and received tenure

  • Yu Jung Kim of Yucaipa, chemistry
  • Haiyan Qiao of Rancho Cucamonga, computer science
  • Robert Phalen of Loma Linda, health science
  • Madeline Jetter of Pasadena, mathematics

Promoted to professor

  • Ilseop Han of San Diego, mathematics
  • Marilyn Stoner of Beaumont, nursing

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Promoted to associate professor and received tenure

  • Thomas Long of Temecula, history
  • Cherstin Lyon of Crestline, history
  • Donovan Chau of Huntington Beach, political science

Promoted to professor

  • Timothy Pytell of Highland, history
  • Jason Reimer of Moreno Valley, psychology

Received tenure

  • Assistant professor Herbert Shon of South Pasadena, social work

John M. Pfau Library

Promoted to librarian and received tenure

  • Eva Mae Sorrel of Highland

Health and Counseling Centers

Promoted to Student Services Professional II-Academic Related and received tenure

  • Jeff Tan of San Bernardino

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